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Tweets this week from @GoingSocialHou: May 29, 2016

A few tweets and updates from @GoingSocialHou:

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Tweets this week from @GoingSocialHou: May 22, 2016

A few tweets from GoingSocialHouston.com

A few tweets and updates from @GoingSocialHou:

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A look at YouTube Analytics

Today’s recommended read is “YouTube Analytics for Social Media Marketers.”

Social media marketers need to think critically about each platform, and understanding how your YouTube analytics could improve engagement is no exception.

Source: YouTube Analytics for Social Media Marketers | Sprout Social

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Twitter Search Operators Cheatsheet

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Today’s recommended resource: Ultimate Twitter Search Operators Cheatsheet from Sprout Social.

I’ve given a class on how to use Twitter advanced search to help find online sources (for journalists). This is a great way to teach yourself how to do just that.

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CAN-SPAM 101 — Learn “email law”

Did you know that email marketing is regulated by federal laws? If you didn’t, or if you just aren’t sure what the laws are, then this Copyblogger post is for you!

Source: CAN-SPAM 101: A Crash Course in Bulk Email Regulations – Copyblogger

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Facebook Blueprint: Training Modules for advertising on Facebook

Today’s recommended resource will help you improve your success with Facebook’s advertising …

With more than 43 eLearning modules, Blueprint will help you learn the skills to move your business forward.

Source: Facebook Blueprint: Training Modules for advertising on Facebook

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Video Pick: Build a Rockstar LinkedIn Presence

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SOURCE: How To Build a Rockstar LinkedIn Presence | Entrepreneur via YouTube

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FTC Guide for Native Advertising

For the bloggers out there, you may already know that the FTC has guidelines on disclosure for sponsored content. This guide is something you need to check out and bookmark for future use.

Source: Native Advertising: A Guide for Businesses | Federal Trade Commission

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2016 Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet

One of the reasons I read the Constant Contact blog is that they consistently share great stuff like this.

Source: 2016 Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet | Constant Contact Blogs

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Best times to post on social media

Want to know what times are best for posting on social media? According to this article from Social Media Examiner, the following are best times to try:

  • Try posting to Facebook on Wednesdays at 3 pm, Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 1 pm.
  • Tweet from 12 to 3 pm, and at 5 pm during the workweek.
  • Post to LinkedIn just outside of working hours (7:30 to 8:30 am, and 5 to 6 pm) and on lunch breaks at 12 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Pin from 2 to 4 am and 2 to 4 pm.
  • Avoid posting to Instagram from 3 to 4 pm on Mondays and Thursdays.

Interesting … I wonder if they’re right?

Source: How to Optimize Your Social Media Schedule for Maximum Impact : Social Media Examiner